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Supervised Time-sharing (formerly known as visitation): When is it Required in Florida?

By Gale H. Moore |

Several years ago the Florida Legislature changed the legal terms related to custody and visitation.  Though those terms are still generally used by the public they are no longer the legal terms used in a family law case.  The term “time-sharing” is now used to describe what days a child goes with a specific… Read More »

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How Do Florida Courts Resolve Child Custody Cases and Questions of Religion?

By Gale H. Moore |

According to the most recent data from the Pew Research Center, approximately 75 percent of Americans identify with a religion. For many parents, imparting their religious beliefs and their moral values on their children is extremely important. This issue can create conflict in child custody disputes — particularly when parents have differing religious traditions… Read More »

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Can a Parent With a Criminal Record Get Child Custody in Florida?

By Gale H. Moore |

In Florida, child custody cases are handled under the state’s ‘best interests of the child’ legal standard. In custody disputes, Florida family courts make decisions that are best for the health, safety, and overall well-being of the child. Along with a wide range of other things, courts will consider the background and history of… Read More »

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